Sony Handycam DCR-DVD 108 Audio problem

By kbruno
Jan 29, 2008
  1. I recently purchased this camera because I needed a good, easy-to-use video camera to record live performances in small venues etc. I also need to be able to create using video that I import to my computer. The issue I am having with this camcorder is that there is no way to turn off the mic when recording so you always have the background sound. While this is not a problem when I'm recording a singer/songwriter live, it IS a problem when I just want video. Some models have an exterior mic plug so you can plug it in and turn the switch off as a work-around. This model doesn't have that feature. I thought I'd be able to remove the sound once I imported the video to my computer. Can anyone tell me if that should work/will work/can work? Also, the zoom in/out makes its own noise which also gets recorded in my videos. Any way to get rid of that?
    Thanks for any help you can provide.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    Have you tried contacting Sony tech support
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